Piqua police reports highlights


PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.

FRAUD: A subject contacted the Piqua Police Department in reference to a fraud complaint on Nov. 20. The victim resides in the United Kingdom. This case is under investigation.

There was a report of a counterfeit bill being used at Ace Hardware on West Covington Avenue on Nov. 30. The investigation is pending.

PUBLIC INDECENCY: A complainant reported on Nov. 29 seeing a male subject with his pants down on the bike path on Nov. 28.

DISTURBANCE: There was a report of a disturbance at a residence on Margene Drive on Nov. 29 at 8:15 p.m. A male subject left in a vehicle prior to officer arrival. The vehicle was located, but failed to stop for the police when signaled to do so. A female subject made an allegation of violence. Charges were filed. Jeremy J. Cherry, 25, of Piqua, was charged with third-degree felony violation of a protection order in connection with this incident. Emmanual E. Marshall, 32, of Dayton, was charged with third-degree felony failure to comply in connection with this incident.

THEFT: A business at the Miami Valley Centre Mall reported an employee theft on Nov. 29 at 2 p.m. The employee was cooperative and and reportedly admitted to the theft. Brent T. Gorum, 29, of Fairborn, was charged with fifth-degree felony theft in connection with this incident.

There was a report of shoplifting at Walmart on Nov. 29 at 4:45 p.m. Dylan Martin, 18, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft in connection with this incident.

An officer responded to a call in reference to a possible theft of personal property from a residence on Garnsey Street on Nov. 29 at approximately 7 p.m.

An officer responded to a theft complaint on Cleveland Street on Dec. 1 at 2 a.m. The caller advised he found his car was missing from where he parked it. The caller stated the key to the vehicle was stuck in the ignition and the driver’s door was left unlocked.

ACCIDENT: There was a two-vehicle crash in the area of Indian Trails and Looney Road on Nov. 29 at 2:30 p.m.

There was a report of a traffic accident on the 400 block of East Ash Street on Nov. 29 at approximately 3 p.m. There were no reported injuries.

There was a report of a two-vehicle traffic crash on the Ash Street overpass on Nov. 30 at 11:30 a.m. A woman was cited for failure to maintain assured cleared distance ahead.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: A complainant was working on an abandoned house on Camp Street on Nov. 29 at 4:30 p.m. and the neighbor threatened to shoot him. The complainant did not want charges. The suspect was found to be intoxicated and was warned for disorderly conduct.

CITIZEN ASSIST: A male subject called police and reported that his nine-year-old son will not listen and slammed his bedroom door when told to go to his room at a residence on Staunton Street on Nov. 29 at 4:45 p.m. The male subject wanted the police to “scare” his son to get him to listen. An officer advised the subject that the police are not there to scare their kids and recommended a different parenting style.

SEARCH WARRANT: A narcotics-related search warrant was executed at a residence on Margene Drive on Nov. 29 at approximately 9:45 p.m. Evidence of drug abuse and drug trafficking were reportedly recovered from the residence.

DRUG OVERDOSE: A subject reportedly overdosed on heroin on Young Street on Nov. 30 at approximately 3 a.m. The subject was revived by a squad. The squad transported the subject to the hospital.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Matthew A. Deal, 36, of Piqua, was charged with second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging on Nov. 30. Deal was charged in connection with a reported incident on Oct. 21.

BURGLARY: There was a report of a home burglary on South Main Street on Nov. 30 at approximately 9:45 a.m.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: A complainant reported she found a Medicare card for a subject she does not know inside her vehicle on Spring Street on Nov. 30 at 3 p.m.

A complainant reported someone had opened a package left on his porch on Eagles Way on Nov. 30 at approximately 5:30 p.m. Nothing was stolen.